Over the years, generous donors have made it possible for Washington University to provide facilities that attract top faculty members and students and allow them to work at the highest level of achievement.
Transformed Olin Library Will Enhance Scholarship, Research, Collaboration
The two-year project included the addition of an entrance to the library’s north side; exhibition and vault space; instruction rooms and research studios; and new spaces for study and exploration.
Gift to Name Psychology Building Reflects Couple’s Dedication to the University
Trustee Nick Somers and his wife, Barrie, recently made a significant gift to the university for long-range capital needs. In recognition, the Psychology Building will be named Somers Family Hall.
Providing a Premier Environment for Architecture Education
It was a bold move. In 1932, William Bernoudy left his studies and part-time job at Washington University to apprentice with Frank Lloyd Wright. Living and working at Wright’s Taliesin estate in Wisconsin, the St. Louis native absorbed many lessons and began to discover his own architectural voice. After returning home, Bernoudy would design hundreds […]
Named Spaces Recognize the Wrightons’ Exceptional Contributions
After nearly 24 years at the helm of Washington University, Mark S. Wrighton officially ended his tenure as chancellor on May 31. But thanks to the leadership of the Board of Trustees and the generosity of many alumni and friends, the names of the 14th chancellor and his wife, Risa Zwerling Wrighton, will live on […]